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1st Edition

Metabolism and Toxicity

ISBN 9780367203436
Published August 27, 2019 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
172 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1983: Chromium is important in medicine because of its widespread use (about 400,000 tons are processed in the U.S. each year), toxicity, carcinogenic effect, and its high sensitization index in low concentration.

Table of Contents

    1. Chromium – Biological and Analytical Considerations

    G. Love

    2. The Carcinogenicity if Chromium Compounds in Man and Animals

    S. Langard

    3. Effects of Chromium Compounds on the Respiratory System

    P. L. Bidstrup

    4. Immunology of Chromium

    L. Polak

    5. Adverse Chromium Reactions on the Skin

    D. Burrows

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    Desmond Burrows is Consultant Dermatologist at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.